Film “Us” Portrays People With Disabilities As Evil, Furthering Stigmas – We Should Know Better

Playing two roles in Jordan Peele’s new horror film, Us, Lupita Nyong’o used disability to create the “creepy voice” for Adelaide Wilson’s doppelgänger. Continue Reading →

Lupita Nyong’o Added To Sold-Out Live-Stream With Black Panther’s Chadwick Boseman In Harlem

The Apollo Theater in collaboration with The Atlantic announced that Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o will join her Marvel Studios’ BLACK PANTHER co-star Chadwick Boseman for a sold-out conversation about the film, taking place tomorrow, Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 7:30 PM EST at the Apollo. Continue Reading →

‘Black Panther’ Roars With $108 Million Weekend 2

Reuters reports that Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” is dominating the box office with an astounding $108 million at 4,020 North American locations — the second-highest second weekend ever behind “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Continue Reading →

The Black Girls Rock! Owning Our Magic. Rocking Our Truth Book

From the award-winning entrepreneur, culture leader, and creator of the BLACK GIRLS ROCK! movement comes an inspiring and beautifully designed book that pays tribute to the achievements and contributions of black women around the world. Continue Reading →

MLK Now 2018 In Harlem

On Monday, January 15, 2018 (MLK Day) from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Blackout for Human Rights will host its 3rd Annual “MLK Now”, a free event celebrating the words and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue Reading →

11-Year-Old Makes History At Harlem Front Row During NY Fashion Week 2017

CBS news reports that at just 11 years old, budding fashion designer Kheris Rogers took the fashion world by storm this past Sunday after unveiling her Flexin’ In My Complexion clothing line at the Museum of the City of New York with two different shows during New York Fashion Week. Continue Reading →

Tony-Nominee Harlem’s Liesl Tommy To Direct Episode Of Queen Sugar

It was announced today that Tony-nominated director Liesl Tommy (ECLIPSED) has joined the directing team of Oprah Winfrey and Ava Duvernay‘s groundbreaking OWN TV series Queen Sugar. Continue Reading →

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